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Diploma in Agricultural Pesticide Awareness at QLS Level 4

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Overview

Pesticides are used widely in agriculture to protect crops and harvest from harmful pests. However, improper handling or administering of pesticides might lead to pesticide poisoning and in some cases, even death, which is why it is vital for farmers and agricultural professionals to be well-informed on agricultural pesticide to administer them properly. This Diploma in Agricultural Pesticide Awareness at QLS Level 4 (USA Standards) has been introduced to do just that by thoroughly enlightening you on the various pesticides, insecticides and their application.

This awareness course will explain how pesticides and insecticides enter our body, the routes of exposure and the steps to be taken when one contacts pesticides. You will also get to learn the symptoms and signs of pesticide poisoning to know when to seek emergency assistance, after which you will get into terms with the various methods and ways to handle pesticides and insecticides effectively.

This course will take the awareness a step further by presenting you with the worker protection standard requirements and the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). The course curriculum will also explore the classes of agricultural insecticides and about the pesticide drift, so that you can walk away as a highly talented and skilled individual on pesticide application.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current qualifications. Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

*1Training is an approved reselling partner for Quality Licence Scheme courses under Global Edulink

Please Note: This Course is Based on USA Standards

Why study at 1Training ?

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material which includes Free CV writing pack to make your learning experience enriching and rewarding.

What Will I Learn?

  • Learn about pesticides, insecticides and their application.
  • Learn how pesticides or insecticides can enter our body and the routes of exposure.
  • Understand the signs and symptoms of pesticide poisoning and how to seek emergency assistance
  • Learn about the methods and ways to handle pesticides and insecticides effectively.
  • Gain insight into worker protection standard requirements.
  • Learn about Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).
  • Understand the classes of agricultural insecticides.
  • Learn about pesticide drift.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Key Features

Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.
  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Farmers
  • Other professionals related to agriculture
  • Anyone willing to learn more about agricultural pesticides

In order to complete the Diploma in Agricultural Pesticide Awareness at QLS Level 4 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

Option 1 – Quality Licence Scheme Certification

At the Completion of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Certification Fee (Printed Quality Licence Scheme Certificate) – £59

 

Option 2 – CPD Accredited Certificate

Learners who complete the course successful will receive a CPD Accredited Certificate.

Certification Fee (E Certificate/ PDF Copy) – Free

Certification Fee (Printed Certificate/ Hard Copy) – £39

Course Code: QLS-04871

Endorsed by

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully completed the Diploma in Agricultural Pesticide Awareness at QLS Level 4 you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this completion you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com is given below.

  • Farmers – £8.57 per hour
  • Farm Workers – £8.39 per hour
  • Farm Manager – £27,636 per annum
  • Pest Control Technician – £18,743 per annum
  • Agricultural Pest Controller
  • Agricultural Pest Control Specialist Agricultural Pest Controller
  • Agricultural Pest Control Specialist

Other jobs you can get

  • Pest Control Technician
  • Pest Control Advisor

Other benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.
  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Farmers
  • Other professionals related to agriculture
  • Anyone willing to learn more about agricultural pesticides

In order to complete the Diploma in Agricultural Pesticide Awareness at QLS Level 4 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

Option 1 – Quality Licence Scheme Certification

At the Completion of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Certification Fee (Printed Quality Licence Scheme Certificate) – £59

 

Option 2 – CPD Accredited Certificate

Learners who complete the course successful will receive a CPD Accredited Certificate.

Certification Fee (E Certificate/ PDF Copy) – Free

Certification Fee (Printed Certificate/ Hard Copy) – £39

Course Code: QLS-04871

Endorsed by

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully completed the Diploma in Agricultural Pesticide Awareness at QLS Level 4 you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this completion you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com is given below.

  • Farmers – £8.57 per hour
  • Farm Workers – £8.39 per hour
  • Farm Manager – £27,636 per annum
  • Pest Control Technician – £18,743 per annum
  • Agricultural Pest Controller
  • Agricultural Pest Control Specialist Agricultural Pest Controller
  • Agricultural Pest Control Specialist

Other jobs you can get

  • Pest Control Technician
  • Pest Control Advisor

Other benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
Course Curriculum Total Units : 19
01: Agricultural Pesticide Application
Agricultural Pesticide Application
02: General Pesticide Information
General Pesticide Information
03: Routes By Which Pesticides Can Enter The Body
Routes by which Pesticides can enter the Body
04: Emergency Assistance
Emergency Assistance
05: Pesticide Drift
Pesticide Drift
06: Pesticide Formulations
Pesticide Formulations
07: Pyrethroids
Pyrethroids
08: The Effects On The Environment
The Effects on the Environment
09: Proper Handling Of Pesticides Section
Proper Handling of Pesticides Section
10: Worker Protection Standard Requirements Section
Worker Protection Standard Requirements Section
11: Pesticide Handlers
Pesticide Handlers
12: PPE Cleaning Information
PPE Cleaning Information
13: How To Comply With The Worker Protection Standard
How to Comply With the Worker Protection Standard
14: Who Must Protect Workers And Handlers
Who Must Protect Workers and Handlers
15: Decontamination Supplies
Decontamination Supplies
16: Early – Entry Work Situations
Early – Entry Work Situations
17: Personal Protective Equipment
Personal Protective Equipment
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